Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, B.S.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor fo Science in Psychology.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


41 Credits:

Electives


30 to 33 Credits

Note


Up to six credits of each of the following electives count toward the major: PSYCH 350  and PSYCH 399 . Only three credits of PSYCH 480  count toward the major.

Students should choose courses in consultation with an advisor within the department. Courses should reflect the student's career goals. Additional courses in mathematics or natural science may be recommended for acceptance into select graduate schools.

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

PSYCH 100 Foundations of Psychology 100  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)   (either semester)

PSYCH 200 Research Methods and Statistics (3)  

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (4)

Elective (3)

16 Credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

ARMO 300 Modernity in Visual Art (3)  or ENMO 300 Modernity in Literature (3)  or MUMO 300 Modernity in Music (3)  or THMO 300 Modernity in Theatre (3)  

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

GNSCI 1__ Lab Science (either semester)

Elective (3)

16 Credits

Spring Semester

PSYGE 325 Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)  

PHIL 300 Ethics and Human Good (3)  or THEOL 300 Ethics and the Human Good (3)  

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (4)

PSYCH 390 Research Preparation (3)  

Elective (3)

16 Credits

 

Senior Year
Fall Semester

PSYCH 498 Senior Methods Seminar (3)  

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PSYCH ___ Psychology Major Course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

 

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